From large-scale contract development projects to small residential renovations, SBID recommends contract solutions for interior design businesses to address the differing levels of project complexity across the sectors.
A Short Contract for appointing standard supplier engagements is provided to every Accredited and Associate Designer registered with the SBID, alongside exclusive access to preferential rates with the leading supplier of commercial procurement contracts across the design and construction industries.
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The contracts are used by most professions in property and construction industries, adding additional comfort for the client and all appointed trades on an interior design project.
A pioneering suite of contracts serve to protect SBID Designers and their clients from conflict, whilst providing the flexibility for amendments throughout project procurement.
The SBID Short Contract* is designed for managing standard client engagements, transactions and services provided by the registered interior designer. The editable online short contract is suitable for a range of services and allows for additional works to be added during project procurement.
Included with SBID membership*
The Professional Service Short Contract is intended for use in the appointment of a supplier to provide professional services on smaller scale projects where sophisticated management techniques are not required. It can be used for appointing project managers, supervisors, designers, consultants, or suppliers on construction projects or for non-construction projects.
The Professional Service Contract is intended for use in the appointment of a supplier to provide professional services on large-scale projects where sophisticated management techniques are required. It can be used for appointing project managers, supervisors, designers, consultants, or suppliers on construction projects or non-construction projects.
Our partnership with NEC Contacts provide SBID members with access to their principal suite of award-winning professional service contracts for interior design services. The Professional Service Contract has been specifically designed for the provision of professional services from a supplier to a client.
Designed to help to streamline processes, reduce the potential for problems and promote best practice in the procurement of services, the contracts empower its users to deliver projects on time, on budget and to the highest standards for the procurement of interior design works, services and goods.
“Our contracts define contractual agreements across the sectors, including public, private, building and infrastructure – as well as all stages of a project lifecycle; from planning, design and management to the construction and maintenance. NEC Contracts are proud to partner with the SBID to provide its interior designers with access to this uniquely flexible and definitive end-to-end project management contract for the successful delivery of their interior design services.”
– Rekha Thawrani, Global Head of NEC
Discover SBID Accreditation categories for professional interior designers.
Accreditation distinguishes a level of expertise that separates qualified professional interior designers from social influencers and hobbyists.
SBID Accreditation is a marque of achievement that denotes professional competence defined by training and work experience. SBID is committed to equipping members with the tools they need for professional practice.
The Code of Conduct is a statement of principles and expectations governing the behaviour of members in their professional conduct. Members are expected to act at all times with integrity, honesty and objectivity.
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